Rehab 4 Addiction
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One of the reasons for why people in need of addiction help in Petersfield may feel reluctant about entering a drug or alcohol detox is that they are worried about the stigma involved.

The individual is likely to be worried about what other people are going to think and how it is going to impact their future.

The reality is that this concern is often grossly exaggerated inside the person’s head. If they fail to get the addiction help they need they will be caught in a downward spiral, and this is far more likely to harm their reputation.

The stigma of Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Here are just a few of the things that people from Petersfield should consider if they are worried about the stigma of rehab:

  • It is common for people who are abusing alcohol and drugs to believe that they are fooling other people. The reality in most cases is that other people are well aware of what is going on but they either don’t want to get involved or they do not know what to say
  • Even if the individual is managing to hide their addiction this is unlikely to be possible forever. The reality is that the individual is caught in a downward spiral and things are likely to keep getting worse over time.
  • Most people will view entering a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre as a brave move and a sign that the individual is ready to live a better life. There is a great deal more knowledge about addiction these days and most people will view it as a disease and see rehab as being similar to entering the hospital
  • If the individual manages to end their addiction they will be able to live a much better life going forward

Getting help now

Rehab 4 Addiction is an organisation offering counselling and referral services to addicts and their families in Petersfield. We work with private clinics offering drug and alcohol treatment programmes on a residential basis. We also advise clients regarding outpatient rehab services.

Contact us today for more advice on 0800 140 4690.